Monarch sets pace, builds first ever monument in Nigeria
Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba (Dr) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has commenced construction of the first Nigeria Arc of Triumph monument in Iwo, his country home.
The first country monument under construction in Iwo is solely sponsored by Oluwo is situated at the roundabout, the heart of the ancient city.
Oluwo stated his commitment to maintaining and upgrading public facilities is to register my position as an example in serving humanity.
The monarch enjoined Nigerians most especially his immediate subjects in Iwo to emulate his leadership style for the interest and betterment of the populace.
When completed, the monument will serve as a tourist attraction of international grade and a cynosure of interest to the community of which the citizens could be proud of.
The old roundabout structure has been demolished as the arc is already under construction.
“As a patriotic citizen, we don’t expect you to build an ordinary house. It is expected of you to equally launch projects that will benefit the masses. They should learn to lead by example. It is called serving humanity, and that is my own sacrifice.”
“I’m setting the pace here from Iwo, fixing the fixable. I want my subjects to emulate the trait of serving humanity. I feed the poor, cloth the nude, offering a scholarship, currently renovating Iwo Central Mosque and constructing an ultra modern roundabout at Iwo night market square. I’m loved by my people because I sacrificed my belongings to serve them. I’m doing all these with my personal money”.